|Roger I. MacFarlane|
Non-Executive ChairmanRoger MacFarlane became Non-Executive Chairman of UTi Worldwide in January 2009. He served as the company's Chief Executive Officer from May 2000, shortly after which he helped spearhead UTi's initial public offering in the U.S. on the NASDAQ National Market, until January 2009. Roger has served as a Director since our formation in 1995. One of the founders of the company, he has nearly four decades of experience in the transportation and logistics industry. Previously, he held various executive positions, including Joint Chief Executive for BAX Global, a subsidiary of The Brink’s Company, a New York Stock Exchange-traded company. Prior to this, Roger served as a Director and in other executive capacities, including Chief Executive Officer, for international freight forwarder WTC International N.V., listed on AMEX and based in California, before it was acquired by BAX Global in 1987. In 1976, he co-founded Rand Freight in South Africa, which acquired WTC through a reverse takeover in 1984. Roger began his career in 1970 at Rennies Consolidated Holdings, the leading transportation company in South Africa at the time. He earned his B.A. and L.L.B. from the University of Cape Town.
|Brian D. Belchers|
Retired Vice President
Cap GeminiBrian Belchers joined UTi Worldwide’s Board as a non-executive Director in March 2006, and is a member of the Compensation, Nominations and Corporate Governance, and Risk Committees. A seasoned consultant based in Northern California with more than three decades of experience working in practice management, client relationship management and project management, he served as a partner at Ernst & Young (E&Y) for 18 years from 1982 to 2000, and subsequently as Vice President of Cap Gemini, which acquired E&Y’s consulting practice in 2000. Brian’s tenure at E&Y included the supervision of many organizational units of the U.S. consulting practice, which focused on helping large and small companies manage rapid growth issues impacting corporate processes, information systems, financial controls and governance. He led projects in the U.S. and abroad for multinational corporations, including Apple Computer, BEA Systems, Hewlett Packard, Intel, Hyperion Software, KLA Tencor, Quantum, Samsung, and Sun Microsystems, among others. Previously, Brian was with Arthur Young & Co. from 1968 through 1982. Brian attended Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar and earned his M.A. in political science and economics. He received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Natal and also is a Chartered Accountant.
|Eric W. Kirchner|
Chief Executive Officer and DirectorEric Kirchner was appointed our Chief Executive Officer in January 2009. He has 28 years of experience in the transportation and logistics industry, serving previously as President of Freight Forwarding in UPS’s Supply Chain Solutions division for their global freight forwarding business. Prior to that, he was President North American Forwarding and President Global Transportation Services, and served as co-integration manager and member of the UPS integration steering committee which facilitated the transition of Menlo Worldwide Forwarding. Eric came to UPS in 2004 through their acquisition of Menlo (former Emery Worldwide), where he held various executive positions up to Chief Operating Officer. During his career, Eric has directed transportation and commercial air and ocean carrier relationships and has also managed contract logistics operations. His roles in operations, sales and marketing, as well as general management, reflect his extensive experience in managing global customer relationships and overseeing acquisition integration and business process transformation. Eric holds a Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and has completed the Stanford Executive Program at Stanford University.
|C. John Langley, Jr.|
Clinical Professor, Supply Chain Management
Director of Development, Center for Supply Chain Research
Smeal College of Business
The Pennsylvania State UniversityJohn Langley is a Non-executive Director for UTi Worldwide, and a member of the Audit, Nominations and Corporate Governance, and Risk Committees. Highly regarded in both academic and professional pursuits, and recognized as one of the world’s leading scholars in his field, John has been involved in supply chain management and business logistics for more than three decades. John is Clinical Professor of Supply Chain Management and Director of Development, Center for Supply Chain Research at the Smeal College of Business at Penn State University. Previously he was a Professor of Supply Chain Management and Director of Supply Chain Executive Programs for The Supply Chain and Logistics Institute at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Before that, John served for nearly thirty years at the University of Tennessee, during which time he was the Dove Distinguished Professor of Logistics and Transportation. John currently serves on the Boards of Forward Air Corporation and Averitt Express, Inc. John earned his B.S., M.B.A. and Ph.D. at Penn State University in mathematics, finance and business logistics, respectively.
|Leon J. Level|
Retired Chief Financial Officer
Computer Sciences CorporationLeon (Lee) J. Level has served as an Independent Director of UTi Worldwide since 2001. He is a member of the company’s Compensation and Nominations and Corporate Governance Committees, and serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee. He retired in 2006 from Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE:CSC), having served as Corporate Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and as a Director of Computer Sciences Corporation from 1989 to 2006. Previously, Lee held ascending and varied financial management and executive positions with Unisys Corporation (formerly Burroughs Corporation), including Corporate Vice President, Treasurer and Chairman of Unisys Finance Corporation, and Executive Director and Assistant Corporate Controller of The Bendix Corporation. Lee is a Certified Public Accountant and began his career at Deloitte, LLP (formerly Deloitte, Haskins & Sells), where he rose to the level of Principal. He holds both B.B.A. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Michigan. He also serves on the board of Levi Strauss & Co.
|Joshua D. Paulson|
Partner, P2 Capital PartnersJosh Paulson is a partner at P2 Capital Partners, a New York-based investment firm that applies a private equity approach to investing in the public market. Prior to P2, Josh was a principal at Reservoir Capital Group, a New York-based investment firm that invests in both public securities and private equity transactions. Prior to Reservoir Capital, Josh was a management consultant at McKinsey & Co. Josh received an M.B.A. with high distinction from Harvard Business School where he was named a George F. Baker Scholar. Josh is a graduate of the McIntire School of Commerce, where he currently serves as chairman of the School’s Advisory Board. He currently serves on the board of directors of Interline Brands.
|Allan M. Rosenzweig|
Chief Executive Officer
Ibex Financial Services LLC and Evergreen Life LimitedAllan Rosenzweig is a member of UTi’s Audit, Compensation, and Nominations and Corporate Governance Committees. He is also a Director of Brait S.A., a company listed on the London Stock Exchange, Luxembourg Stock Exchange and Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Allan is a founding member of the Ibex Group, which is active in the field of asset-backed finance and Chief Executive Officer of Evergreen Life Limited. He previously served as Executive Vice President of Active International and as Group Director of Corporate Finance at MIH Limited, where he also served as Director. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director of Intertax (Pty) Ltd., an international tax consultancy firm. Allan received a B.A., L.L.B. and H. Dip. Tax Law from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.
|Donald W. Slager|
Chief Executive Officer and President
Republic ServicesDonald Slager is a Non-executive Director of UTi Worldwide, and is a member of the Compensation, Nominations and Corporate Governance, and Risk Committees. He serves as chief executive officer and president of publicly traded Republic Services, Inc., a provider of environmental services including solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling. Don also serves on the board of Republic Services. Previously, Don was Republic Services’ president and chief operating officer following the company’s merger with Allied Waste, where he had served in the same capacity with Allied since January 2005. He served in roles of increasing responsibilities in operations for Allied since 1985.